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Pete Tamburro on

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We're looking at c3 Sicilian positions. When things go right, White gets wonderful attacking positions like this one. This position is taken from a great new book of 2020 (!) miniature games by Carsten Hansen. If you like short games to play over here are over 2000 of them! Miniatures are like a chess dessert: small but delicious and brings a smile to your face.


From Zhigalko-Maletin, 2011: 1.Nf6+ gxf6 2.Qg4+ Kh8 3.exf6 and either mate or heavy material loss follows: 3...Rg8 3...Bxf6 4.Qh5 4.Qh4

 

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